Events

water@leeds previously hosted ICFM7 (last September 2017) and the first time the conference had been held in Europe. Next year, the 8th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8) will be held in Iowa City, Iowa on The University of Iowa campus. ICFM8 is an integral part of the ICFM conference series initiated in 2000. These conferences…
Oman’s International Conference on Water Engineering and Management of Water Resources (OICWE2020) Towards a Sustainable Water Future The conference will be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman on 9-11 November 2020 at the Military Technological College (MTC) Sustainable water future is a global concern and is of particular importance where water resources are scarce. Sustainable water future can…

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Information Session hosted by the Priestley International Centre for Climate and water@leeds Tender-based contract research from government departments, companies, national parks, local authorities etc. provide an alternative route for funding exciting, demand-driven research. They open opportunities to make connections with stakeholder groups, build profile as an expert in the field and have different flexibilities (and…
Gratefully borrowing a good title from water@leeds, the Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP) one day Confluence takes place on June 15th. The event will bring together 150 people engaged in water catchment issues such as peatland restoration, reducing flood and drought risk, enabling sustainable agriculture and improving water quality. Some will be from professional and…
Join water@leeds, the Centre for Global Development (CGD) and Research in Development Network (RiDNet) for a Chatham House Discussion with Tim Wainwright Chief Executive of WaterAid UK A Career in International Development Notes from the Frontline of WASH and Disability Tim will be talking to Professor Barbara Evans, Chair of Public Health Engineering at the…
The aim of the workshop is to identify opportunities for collaboration and to develop a long-term partnership between the UoL and Natural England. The joint collaborations can include: development of research projects, public engagement activities and opportunities for the professional development of students. The activities can be based on Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve (NNR)….
This event is free, but spaces are limited so registration is mandatory and must be completed before 5pm 16th May. The Problem. “Business as Usual is not an Option” means that decision makers must find a different trajectory of change that’s consistent with the Forward Operating Environment, rather than one based on incremental improvement on…
Taking place on 3 May 2018, the festival provides the opportunity to meet people from the University’s Themes and Platforms, which drive and support the development of interdisciplinary research. The free event – running from 2.30pm to 6pm at Parkinson Court – will showcase examples of how our researchers work across the disciplines to tackle global grand challenges…
Dear water@leeds DRTC members, We are delighted to invite you over to our 3rd water@leeds DRTC welcome event. Celebrating the beginning of the new academic year, meeting new and familiar faces (over lunch). Please join us by RSVP to water@leeds.ac.uk   What to expect: Informal meeting with the water@leeds team (Directors; Joe and Martin, Jane, Gaby,…
water@leeds and the School of Civil Engineering invite you to a seminar by Earthwatch. About Earthwatch Earthwatch (http://eu.earthwatch.org/) has a long history (since the 1970s) in the development and delivery of citizen science projects for volunteers, teachers and corporate businesses. Our mission is to bring people, communities and expert scientists together in doing impactful research….
Where: Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1   Dear colleagues The water@leeds confluence will take place on Thursday 21st of September 2017 in the Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1 This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. The tentative Agenda for this meeting includes:   *   water@leeds Lightning Talk: 3-minute talks…
The University of Leeds and water@leeds are hosting ICFM7. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating the Unexpected’ and will focus on building resilience into current flood management strategies and approaches. Note: This event has already passed; for a summary of the event click here. THE EVENT ICFM7 offers an international platform…